Lab Tech in Fresno, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 11/30/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Fresno, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    11/30/2019
  • Job ID:
    204349
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    559-435-1255

Job Description

To perform analysis of wine and grape components.



Essential Functions:

  • Sample and perform pH, TA, brix, and nutritional analysis on grape juice and fermenting juice
  • Sample and perform various analyses on bottled wine and wines in storage
  • Perform basic wine analysis using instruments such as gas chromatograph, CO2 analyzer, alcolyzer, pH meter, spectrophotometer, autotitrator and chemistry analyzer.
  • Read and interpret analytical results accurately and efficiently, adhering to strict record keeping policies
  • Work under pressure with multiple requests, deadlines and prioritization of samples
  • Chemical preparation (acids, bases, buffers, reference standards)
  • Responsible for understanding the Food Safety and Quality Management System and related activities, including SQF standards
  • Food Safety Responsibility: Report problems with the food safety system to supervisor
  • Work safely and maintain a clean, organized work station
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in the sciences or lab tech work experience in the food industry.
  • Good interpersonal skills, proven ability to communicate effectively and work well with a team


Working Conditions:

  • Moderate physical work with some outdoor exposure
  • Extensive walking and lifting of up to 55 pounds
  • Long and irregular hours during peak periods
  • Standing for long periods of time (8 hours per day)
  • Comply with all personal protective equipment requirements including lab coat, footwear, ear plugs and safety glasses
  • Exposure to various chemicals, forklifts, machinery and moving parts in lab and production areas